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JEOPARDY 1950s Categories Postwar Plans 100 200 300 400 500 Korean War 100 200 300 400 500 The Cold War 100 200 300 400 500 Civil Rights 100 200 300 400 500 Lifestyles 100 200 300 400 500 Hodge Podge 100 200 300 400 500 Final Jeopardy What was Inchon? This was the location of the surprise attack in North Korea that helped turn the tide of the war. What was the United Nations? This organization was formed to prevent future global wars and to fight hunger, disease, and to help education. What was the Berlin Airlift? This event helped rescue West Berlin when it was cut off by the Soviets. What is four? Germany was governed by several nations and divided into this many parts following the war. What was Japan? Besides Germany, this defeated country was also occupied by the U.S. after WWII. What was the Marshall Plan? This was the plan to rebuild Europe following WWII and to protect it from communism. What is the 38th parallel? Korea was divided at this parallel at the beginning and end of the war. What is neither side (It was a stalemate)? This side won the Korean War. What is communist? The North part of Korea had this type of government. Who was Douglas MacArthur? This man led the UN troops and was later fired by Truman. What is to prevent the spread of communism? This was the reason why the Korean War was fought. What was the Soviet Union? This nation led the Warsaw Pact countries. “Don’t Choke!” Daily Double What was NATO? This alliance included the United States and other democratic nations. What was the Warsaw Pact? This alliance was communist and was behind the iron curtain. What is the Cold War? This is when two nations do not engage in any battles but train their weapons upon each other. What was the Berlin Wall? This was put up to divide a particular city in Germany. Who was Martin Luther King? This leader gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Who was Rosa Parks? This woman refused to give up her bus seat and helped with the Montgomery Bus Boycott. What was the Voting Rights Act of 1965? This act made it illegal to require literacy tests at voting booths. What was the Civil Rights Act of 1964? This act helped change the Jim Crow laws and make them illegal. It ended discrimination in hiring and protected voting rights. “Don’t Choke!” Daily Double What was Brown vs. the Board of Education? This court case overturned Plessy vs. Ferguson. What are bomb shelters? Some Americans built these in their backyards to protect them from atomic attack. What were baby boomers? This was the term for the generation of adults born right after World War II. What was the Interstate Highway Act? Eisenhower created a network of connected roads across America with this. What is the GI Bill of Rights? This act gave benefits to WWII veterans in housing, education loans, and employment benefits. What was Sputnik? This was the first satellite launched in 1957. Who was Joseph McCarthy? This Wisconsin senator accused over 200 government workers of being Communist spies. Who was Malcolm X? This man formed the Black Panthers and supported violence or any means necessary for Civil Rights. Who were the women? These people were expected to leave their WWII jobs and return to being housewives. What was Levittown? This was a neighborhood of affordable houses that were made with mass production and were identical. Who was Eleanor Roosevelt? This former First Lady worked for women’s rights following WWII.
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